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It's a Small World (or The Robot Play)

Available for Production!

Anne (an engineer in recovery) and Cyrus (a former coffee maker, now robot poet) take the long trip from Disney World to Canandaigua to get Cyrus back home to Anne’s childhood best friend, Adam. Along the way, the duo meet other people and small kitchen appliances that are just as lost as they are while they try to discover what home truly is.

Production History:

University Production at Youngstown State University | February 2024

World Premiere Production at Bristol Valley Theater | August 2022

Development History:

Bristol Valley Theater New Play Initiative (Staged Reading) | 2019

Pegasus PlayLab at UCF (Workshop Reading) | 2019

Flint Repertory Theatre New Works Festival (Staged Reading) | 2019

Activate Midwest New Play Festival (Workshop Reading) | 2018

A monologue from this play can be found in Smith and Kraus Best Men's Monologues of 2019! Click here to order your copy on Amazon. 

It's a Small World (or The Robot Play): About Me



"'Small World' is often funny and equally heartbreaking."

Tribune Chronicle | 2024

"The trip is eventful on many levels."

The Business Journal | 2024

It's a Small World (or The Robot Play): Work

Photo Credits

Production by Bristol Valley Theater. 

Photos by Rich Miller

Director: Kate Rose Reynolds; Set Design: Tim McMath; Costume Design: Zech Saenz; Lighting Design: Christina Watanabe; Featuring Claire Leyden and Matthew Coordsen.

Production by Youngstown State University

Photos by Every Angle Photography

Director: Todd Dicken; Set Design: Todd Dicken; Costume Design: Katherine Garlick; Lighting Design: Nate Chapline; Featuring Lauren Ladd, Aidan Holderfield and Olivia Vargas. 

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